Private players to run 5% trains, operations likely from April 2023: Railway Board Chairman

Jul 02, 2020

New Delhi, July 02 (ANI): Speaking on the participation of private entities in running passenger trains, Railway Board Chairman, Vinod Kumar Yadav on July 02 informed that 5 per cent of the trains have been offered to private players under Public-Private Partnership. “5% is being offered to private operators under Public-Private Partnership (PPP), 95% trains will be run by Indian Railways. Majority of trains will be manufactured in India. Private train operators will fix fare keeping in mind fares of airlines and AC buses,” said Railway Board Chairman.